Maersk Line recently announced it has signed a $150 million agreement to outsource its IT infrastructure to HP. The five-year agreement requires HP to create a private cloud computing environment for Maersk’s distributed and local applications using HP Cloud Computing Solutions.
HP will provide employment to all Maersk Line staff within the areas of desktop and notebook PCs. The firm will also will take over the Service Desk function at Maersk Line. It currently supplies Maersk Line other technology and support services as well as hardware, such as servers, storage, networking equipment and PCs.
“To help achieve the company’s global strategy, HP will apply its cloud computing expertise and experience in managing complex technology environments enabling internal IT leaders to expand support,” said Mike Nefkens, senior vice president and general manager of HP Enterprise Services for EMEA.